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NZXT HAVIK Best Cooler???

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by douglatins, Jun 1, 2011.

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    140mm fans move a lot of air while maintaining very good dB levels.


    Besides; the actual tower its self looks pretty damn fine, too, with lots of heat pipes and spaced nicely. :)


    No surprise this is a beast.
     
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    But the best? The archon looks like that and doesnt destroy the D14.

    http://www.overclockers.com/nzxt-havik-140-heatsink-review/

    Another review. Its the same size as a TRUE
     
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    This is true.


    However, the Archos has only one 140mm fan. Add to that, it moves less air (TT = 56CFM, NZXT = 90CFM each ) in a single fan configuration and you will see why it doesnt top any lists. :)
     
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    Dense fins, big fans with slow rmp attached with rubber. Took em long enough to figur this one out.
     
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    I wonder if the 160mm height includes the fans already or just the heatsink itself.
     
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    I think that its its top heigh (smaller than the archon). I want those fannnssss

    I doubt this is 90CFM, its 1200rpm only. Lust like the TY-140 from the archon
     
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    NZXT quote these fans as 90CFM each, who am I to argue with them? ;)


    Remember, pitch of the blades can make a whole world of difference to how it 'pushes' the air over the fins.
     
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    CFM and dB from fans is the most unreliable measure with manufacturers, for instance the sicleflow 90CFM 19dB from CM LMAO
     
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    buy one and see for yourself what a full soldered cooler, yes soldered pipes and soldered fins, a ton of surface area, and really good fans all on the same cooler can do;)
     
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    NZXT? Isn't this a xiggy?

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    They arent normally soldered? Wow i have been mislead my entire life. Fail for every other company. Direct contact or coupling is bad bad for heat conduction

    The fan is the same, but the tower is different check the bottom heatpipes. I bet this fan is from a brand that sells it for rebranding. Maybe some small company patented the desing as really efficient, now companies with name use it for selling
     
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    most coolers use TIM on the heat pipes and press fit on the fins;)
     
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    Bastards :shadedshu
     
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    every thread iv read that has the archon in it I read incorrectly as Acheron and immedietly want to watch master and commander.
     
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    If it's a good fan blade design I hope it's a ball bearing fan. There's been lots of nice fan bade advancements but they always get stuck on crap sleeve bearing chassis. I'd like to see one on a GT frame or something.
     
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    This is from the archon. Sneaky do you have a Archon for comparison? I find it very similiar in form and heatpipe distribution. And using the same fans could give a equal result.
     
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    no I don't have one, and there is more to a cooler than just the amount and distribution of the pipes of a base that makes or breaks a cooler, even if all coolers run the same fans;)
     
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    Well get one! That beast is sick!
     
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    I have asked, they seem to be afraid of our testing methods, or at least that has been the reason I don't see them:(
     
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    Well i already asked PPCS and they will have stock by the end of the month, so we will have to wait a lot for it.
    NZXT.com is down for some reason

    For the overclockers review i contacted the reviewer and he responded, I hope he doesnt mind

    muddocktor
     
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    This catches my attention. Looks like it'll cool your ram and everything else, and is probably comparable to the D14 based on how their last top down cooler performed. I just wish they weren't so stubborn about the bloody booger paint scheme... I mean there are other options for mild classy colors.

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